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A Word about Recycling — May 24

A variety of things from both the Resource Recycling and Recycling Today eNewsletters.
First, what we think may be a good use of ‘selfies’ besides ego building. “The European Recycling Coalition has launched an innovative social media campaign utilizing selfies as a rallying call for e-scrap recycling.
Participants take photos of themselves holding used devices and pledge to recycle those products responsibly.”

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Traveling with pets this Memorial Day

More than 37 million Americans are expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend, and doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners are offering tips for keeping your furry friends safe if they are hitting the road with you.
“Travel can be stressful for both pets and people,” said Dr. Jennifer Welser, chief medical officer for BluePearl. “We hope these tips will make your trip a more enjoyable experience for everyone, whether they have two legs or four.”

Photo courtesy Statepoint Media

Should local public transportation be expanded?

(StatePoint) Demand for public transportation is on the rise. In fact, 10.7 billion trips were taken on public transportation in 2013, the highest in 57 years, according to the latest statistics from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA.)
Even those who drive should take note of these statistics, which show that communities that invest in public transportation stand to gain. APTA figures point to a four-fold economic return on investment for every dollar spent on public transportation.


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